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Meaning of LOCATION

Pronunciation:  low'keyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a point or extent in space
  2. [n]  a determination of the location of something; "he got a good fix on the target"
  3. [n]  the act of putting something in a certain place or location

LOCATION is a 8 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: emplacement, fix, localisation, localization, locating, placement, position, positioning
 See Also: activity, apposition, base, collocation, determination, Earth, echo sounding, echolocation, entity, finding, fingering, here, home, implantation, interposition, jungle, juxtaposition, line, mountain pass, notch, orientation, outer space, part, pass, physical thing, planting, point, region, repositioning, set, sodom, somewhere, space, stratification, superposition, there, whereabouts



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Lo*ca"tion\, n. [L. locatio, fr. locare.]
1. The act or process of locating.

2. Situation; place; locality. --Locke.

3. That which is located; a tract of land designated in
   place. [U.S.]

4. (Law)
   (a) (Civil Law) A leasing on rent.
   (b) (Scots Law) A contract for the use of a thing, or
       service of a person, for hire. --Wharton.
   (c) (Amer. Law) The marking out of the boundaries, or
       identifying the place or site of, a piece of land,
       according to the description given in an entry, plan,
       map, etc. --Burrill. Bouvier.

Computing Dictionary

memory location

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